All images © JA Swarbrick-Banks 2015

Present day: Works primarily in oils with traditional techniques.

Oeuvre: Portraiture and Genre Scenes along with Abstraction and Landscape.

Known also for CD  and promotional artwork.

Inspiration: Rembrandt and Dutch painters of the 17th century Golden Age. Leonardo da Vinci. J.M.W.Turner.

Artist in Residence to Coventry Cathedral for their 50th Jubilee Year 2012.

Commissioned to paint the portrait of the Very Reverend John Irvine, Dean of Coventry Cathedral 2000 - 2012 ( Portrait presently hanging in the Provost's Vestry in the Cathedral ).

Commissions accepted in: Portraiture/Genre/Architecture/Landscape/ Abstraction.

Also available for corporate work.

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Born: London 1959

Studied: Fine Art (oil) Painting at the Kunst Academie Minerva, Groningen, The Netherlands 1988 - 1992 graduating with large abstract oils inspired by 20th century classical music - Stravinsky, Shostakovich, Messiaen, Pärt, Britten.

Music, Figuration and the British Landscape strong inspirational threads throughout career.